Greenpeace activists board a Shell platform headed for the North Sea to expand existing oil and gas on 6th February (AFP via Getty Images) It increasingly feels like the oil industry is operating on a different planet. Profit-wise, things have never been better for the fossil-fuel titans. Exxon, Chevron, BP, Shell and TotalEnergiesContinue reading “The oil industry operating on a different planet.”
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What the ‘Africa Cop’ will actually mean for a continent at the centre of the climate crisis
African leaders hope this year’s location will focus attention on the vast, diverse continent where this year alone hundreds of people have died from floods and landslides in Nigeria and Uganda, while 37 million face starvation after consecutive droughts in the greater Horn of Africa.
The Guardian 2022 August 29 – September 04
August 29 Revealed / ‘Disturbing’ race divide in cancer patients’ wait times in England Exclusive: analysis of 126,000 cases over a decade shows black and Asian people face longer delays A damning review of the world’s largest primary care database by the University of Exeter and the Guardian discovered minority ethnic patients wait longerContinue reading “The Guardian 2022 August 29 – September 04”
The first week of August 2022 as seen by the New York Times
August 01 Why Was Joshua Held for More Than Two Years for Someone Else’s Crimes? Honolulu incarcerated the wrong man for more than two years — a miscarriage of justice that shows the cruel inadequacy of America’s approach to mental health. Ukraine’s president urged hundreds of thousands of people living in the east to startContinue reading “The first week of August 2022 as seen by the New York Times”